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  • 'Destroy Labour', Britain's Conservatives Given Election Orders

    'Destroy Labour', Britain's Conservatives Given Election Orders

    No talk of opinion polls and definitely no boasting - Britain's governing Conservative Party is under strict orders before a June election which it hopes will "destroy" the opposition.

  • Emmanuel Macron Favourite As France Votes For New President, Early Turnout Low

    Emmanuel Macron Favourite As France Votes For New President, Early Turnout Low

    French voters were choosing on Sunday between pro-European Union and a eurosceptic for their next president, with early figures indicating a relatively low turnout. Opinion polls predicted that the 39-year-old former economy minister Emmanuel Macron would win the five-year presidency, seeing off the National Front's Marine Le Pen after an election ...

  • France Begins Voting In Second Round Of Presidential Election

    France Begins Voting In Second Round Of Presidential Election

    Voting stations opened in France for the second round of the presidential election, with opinion polls indicating Emmanuel Macron was likely to beat Marine Le Pen.

  • String Of Polls Suggest Theresa May's Conservatives Sweeping June Elections

    String Of Polls Suggest Theresa May's Conservatives Sweeping June Elections

    Britain's Theresa May appeared on course to win a crushing election victory in June after opinion polls put support for her ruling Conservative party at around 50 percent, double that of the opposition Labour party.

  • Astrologers Must Not Predict Results Ahead Of Voting, Says Poll Commission

    Astrologers Must Not Predict Results Ahead Of Voting, Says Poll Commission

    The ban on surveys predicting election results in the 48-hour period before voting begins will, from now, extend to astrologers, the Election Commission said today. Currently, opinion polls and surveys are also banned from predicting the prospects of various parties before voting, so it does not influence voters.

  • PM Modi's Big Election Win Will Have 'Implications' On Sino-India Ties: Chinese Media

    PM Modi's Big Election Win Will Have 'Implications' On Sino-India Ties: Chinese Media

    The BJP's landslide victory in state polls has "implications" for Sino-India ties as it could further embolden Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "hard-line attitude" and pose difficulties for "compromises" in disagreements with countries like China, an opinion in China's official media said today. "(Prime Minister) Modi recently led his Bharatiya Jana...

  • Modi-Amit Shah's Caste Experiment In Uttar Pradesh

    Modi-Amit Shah's Caste Experiment In Uttar Pradesh

    I recall on Sunday, March 5, the "Modi-Modi" chant at Varanasi's Pandeypur from a sea of saffron-capped heads wasn't abating. Every minute, in groups, people with BJP flags in their hands would join the swelling gathering. The BJP had prepared for the PM's Road Show Number Two in Varanasi in as many days. Campaigning was to end the next day.

  • Exit Polls May Prove Wrong - But On Modi, They're Clear

    Exit Polls May Prove Wrong - But On Modi, They're Clear

    Whatever else the exit polls may or may not say, they do confirm the big election story - that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has almost single-handedly lifted the BJP in Uttar Pradesh from the depths of despair to one where they are predicted to win outright or at least emerge as the largest single party.

  • Exit Polls Show Modi On A Congress-Mukt Roll

    Exit Polls Show Modi On A Congress-<i>Mukt</i> Roll

    Of course, these polls will be forgotten once the real results start coming in on Saturday. But nothing that they have revealed dents the meta-narrative that has been true for months, even years, now: that Narendra Modi is proceeding swiftly, with assistance from the AAP, towards his long-term goal of a Congress-mukt Bharat.

  • How This Year's Uttar Pradesh Election Can Be Won. Or Lost

    How This Year's Uttar Pradesh Election Can Be Won. Or Lost

    The BJP has the best chance to win Uttar Pradesh at 55% to 65%, followed by the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance with a 30% to 40% chance and the BSP with 5% to 10%. This is not based on opinion or exit polls but on the general impression gathered from the ground by an NDTV team of Prannoy Roy and other experts who travelled across the state, wher...

  • BJP Has Best Chance Of Winning Uttar Pradesh: Prannoy Roy's Analysis

    BJP Has Best Chance Of Winning Uttar Pradesh: Prannoy Roy's Analysis

    The ongoing assembly election in Uttar Pradesh has proved to be a high-octane, intense three way battle between the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, the BJP and Mayawatis Bahujan Samaj Party.

  • 10 Tips For Mumbai, With Love From Kolkata

    10 Tips For Mumbai, With Love From Kolkata

    Following the municipal elections in Maharashtra, particularly in Mumbai, I've been struck by the cynicism and apathy in the media and even among politicians. They appear convinced that our cities are irredeemable and nothing can be done to rescue them.

  • 10 Big Points From Mumbai Result Like Aaditya's Appeal, Fadnavis Factor

    10 Big Points From Mumbai Result Like Aaditya's Appeal, Fadnavis Factor

    Spin doctors can take it easy. Look at it upar se or neeche se. Or look at it straight in the eye. There is only one conclusion after the results of Mumbai's civic body elections: it's an absolutely stunning and staggering saffron sweep.

  • BJP's Huge Win Means It Will Also Inherit The Congress' Curse

    BJP's Huge Win Means It Will Also Inherit The Congress' Curse

    Essentially, the BJP is the new Congress. And, in many words, terrible as this is for the Congress, it's not great news for the BJP either.

  • Devendra Fadnavis And The Art Of Winning Mumbai

    Devendra Fadnavis And The Art Of Winning Mumbai

    Nagpur boy Devendra Fadnavis and his one-time political rival and union Minister Nitin Gadkari have managed to retain Maharashtra for the BJP.

  • UP Elections 2017: What's In A Name? In Harijanpur, Opinion Is Divided

    UP Elections 2017: What's In A Name? In Harijanpur, Opinion Is Divided

    If caste equations play a dominant role in Uttar Pradesh politics, on the ground, its reflection can be seen in villages like Harijanpur. Blatantly named after castes or groupings of their residents, such villages can be found in every corner of the state. Harijanpur -- 20 km on an extremely bad road from Chitrakoot's Manikpur block and home to 530...

  • What Facts? 'Public Opinion Counts,' Says BJP's Yogi Adityanath

    What Facts? 'Public Opinion Counts,' Says BJP's Yogi Adityanath

    Yogi Adityanath, BJP lawmaker and star campaigner in Uttar Pradesh, today offered his own, fact-free interpretation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Sunday alleging religious discrimination by the state's Samajwadi Party government.

  • Opinion Polls Used To Undermine AAP Including In Punjab

    Opinion Polls Used To Undermine AAP Including In Punjab

    Are opinion polls rigged in India, or are they done by those who have no expertise? It is a very uncomfortable question, but the time has come to ask it.

  • Thackeray's Exit Shows His Weakness And BJP's Strength

    Thackeray's Exit Shows His Weakness And BJP's Strength

    It came as no surprise to anyone when last week the Modi-led NDA government awarded Sharad Pawar with the Padma Vibhushan. Within a day, the Shiv Sena led by Uddhav Thackeray announced that it would fight alone in the election for the very important Mumbai corporation or BMC.

  • In Modi Embracing UAE Crown Prince At Plane, Crucial Signals

    In Modi Embracing UAE Crown Prince At Plane, Crucial Signals

    The sight of Arab troops marching down Rajpath for the first time ever is an intensely transforming moment, not only for India's relationship with the United Arab Emirates - from where the contingent came - or the rest of the Arab world, but also an incredibly ambitious attempt by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to once again pitch himself as a reliab...

  • With Tweet, Congress Finally Admits Priyanka Gandhi Is In Charge

    With Tweet, Congress Finally Admits Priyanka Gandhi Is In Charge

    So the Congress is finally acknowledging that Priyanka Gandhi is very much in politics and calling the shots that matter such as being the chief negotiator in the critical alliance with Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party. Ahmed Patel, Congress leader and Political Secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi is a taciturn politician who is known to s...

  • Call Centre For Akhilesh Yadav Dials Voters, But Doesn't Say It's For Him

    Call Centre For Akhilesh Yadav Dials Voters, But Doesn't Say It's For Him

    "Hello sir, I am calling from a media house," says a young woman hunched over a phone in Lucknow. Nearly 70 others packed into the non-descript three-storey house in a quiet Lucknow suburb are making similar introductions. At the other end of the line are voters, or village-level influencers, who the callers hope to win over in support of their cli...

  • BJP's Problems In UP Include An Upset Adityanath, Varun Gandhi

    BJP's Problems In UP Include An Upset Adityanath, Varun Gandhi

    At the BJP headquarters in Delhi on Sunday, Shiv Prakash, the sangathan mantri or liaison loaned from the RSS to the party, found himself the sudden target of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's wrath. As names of candidates for UP were being discussed in the presence of Varun Gandhi, Kalraj Mishra, Ram Lal and other leaders crucial for Uttar Prade...

  • Amit Shah Moves Quick To Capitalise On Yadavs' Feud

    Amit Shah Moves Quick To Capitalise On Yadavs' Feud

    As the electoral stop-watch ticks, watch this space - UP has a way of turning every relationship and alliance on its head.

  • Akhilesh Has Outsmarted Father Mulayam

    Akhilesh Has Outsmarted Father Mulayam

    "Tipu Bhaiya agey badoh, hum tumharey saath, Amar Singh saanp hai" (Tipu (Akhilesh) we are with you, Amar Singh is a snake): these slogans rent the chilly, foggy Lucknow night as Samajwadi chief Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled UP Chief Minister and son Akhilesh as also his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav from the Samajwadi Party for six years. "Teflon Tipu'' h...

  • Modi Holds The Trump Card Show Recent Election Results

    Modi Holds The Trump Card Show Recent Election Results

    The recent civic polls and by-election results in Maharashtra and Gujarat reaffirm that the Prime Minister's support has not been dented by the cash crunch and the opposition has erred badly in reading the public mood.

  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton In Tight Battles In Ohio, Florida And Elsewhere

    Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton In Tight Battles In Ohio, Florida And Elsewhere

    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton waged a tight battle in several crucial battleground states on Tuesday in their bitter race for the White House, although opinion polls showed Clinton had an edge in the closing hours of the campaign.

  • US Election: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Counting Begins.

    US Election: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Counting Begins.

    Polls began to close in the long and bitter race for the White House between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday, with last-minute opinion polls giving Clinton the edge in the final hours of the race.

  • Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Chase Last-Minute Support On US Election Eve

    Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Chase Last-Minute Support On US Election Eve

    Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump crisscrossed the United States on Monday, racing to sway undecided voters and to get their supporters to vote in a tight presidential contest that opinion polls show narrowly favoring Clinton.

  • The Rise Of Racism And Bigotry

    The Rise Of Racism And Bigotry

    As the United States goes to the polls on November 8, the world waits with baited breath. Polls are increasingly tightening, with Hillary Clinton leading by 11 points a week ago and cratering to 3 points currently. Donald Trump is the closest he's been to the presidency till date.

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